Nancy B. Lehmann-Carssow

nancy lehman-carssow

Title: Retired Secondary School Teacher, Coach
Location: Austin, Texas, United States

Nancy B. Lehmann-Carssow, Retired Secondary School Teacher and Coach, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in geography education and global service.

Backed by more than 40 years of experience in education internationally, Ms. Lehmann-Carssow most recently served as an instructional specialist and partner in education representative with the Austin Independent School District from 1999 until her retirement in 2012. In addition, she served the school district as a girl’s wrestling coach from 1999 to 2007, a girl’s tennis coach from 1974 to 1997 and a world geography teacher from 1971 to 1997. Presently, Ms. Lehmann-Carssow has worked as a tour guide, mainly in Africa, since 1974. Notably, she has contributed to distributing polio vaccines in Ghana and the Ivory Coast, 10,000 mosquito nets in Togo, solar lights in Belize and financed the rebuilding of an orphanage and school in Kenya. Renowned for her service and dedication, Ms. Lehmann-Carssow has received various awards and accolades throughout her career, including the Excellence Award from the Texas State Board of Education and Peacemaker Award from the Austin Dispute Resolution Center, among others.

A prolific writer, Ms. Lehmann-Carssow has been involved in the publishing of two books, “Bobwhites” in which she served as the photographer and “Creative Teaching Strategies for World Geography” as co-author. She holds membership with the National Education Association, National Council Geographic Education, Earthwatch, World Wildlife Fund, Texas PTA, Delta Kappa Gamma, Phi Kappa Phi, Sierra Club, Fulbright Alumni Association, University of Texas Association and Northwest Austin Rotary, of which she was president from 2009 to 2010. Ms. Lehmann-Carssow received a Bachelor of Science in 1971 and a Master of Arts in 1979, both from the University of Texas, and also took courses at the University of Nairobi, Kenya Science Teacher’s College, Hebrew University and George Washington University. To attest to her legacy, Ms. Lehmann-Carssow is also listed in numerous editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, Who’s Who of American Women and Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders.

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Lifetime Achievement Award

Mahatma Gandhi Walk of Peace in Texas

“Creative Strategies For Teaching World Geography”

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